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The World Its Cities and Peoples (Vol. 3 only)

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co., Ltd.:

Seller ID: 012136


Brown cloth on beveled boards. Drawings and descriptions of Jerusalem, Brussels and the cities of Belgium, Athens, Philadelphia, Moscow, Rome, Berlin, the cities of New Zealand, Geneva, Scandinavian Cities, and Florence. 20-30 pp. on each subject. Estimated date is 1890. Wear to bottom of front hinge. View more info

Ten Historic Towns; Heritage Architecture in Newfoundland

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St. John's, Newfoundland, Valhalla Press: 1978

Seller ID: 012340


Blue softcover book of 100 pp. shows line drawings of historic buildings in ten Newfoundland towns. Drawings occupy the recto pages, with descriptions verso. No marks or damage, but some age-tanning. Volume II of Newfoundland Historic Trust Publications. View more info

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The Gaiety of Gables; Ontario's Architectural Folk Art

By: Adamson, Anthony/Willard, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart, Ltd.: 1974

Seller ID: 010045


Green cloth on boards. Grubby DJ complete, with short tears and chipping. A surprising gathering of old houses with gingerbread, which the author calls "barge boards." Even more surprising to me is the fact that I didn't recognize any of them although I lived in various parts of Ontario for 25 years. Previous owner's name. Approx. 140 pp. Large format will need extra postage. View more info

Castles; A History and Guide

By: Brown, Reginald Allen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Poole, Dorset, Blandford Press: 1980

Seller ID: 012164


Blue cloth on boards. No writing or damage to book or DJ. A number of contributors have cooperated to make this a valuable historical resource. From the Contents page with its reference to 'machicolations' to the comprehensive index, the reader is presented with much useful information in both words and pictures. 192 pp. View more info

North American Railroad Stations

By: Cavalier, Julian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cranbury, N.J., A.S. Barnes and Co., Inc.: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012300


Edited and with an Introduction by Frederick A. Platt. DJ has been cut and pasted to book cover, then taped at sides. No marks except old price of $24.00 inside rear cover. First free endpaper is missing. Clean and odor-free. 215 pp. View more info

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Berlin; An Architectural History (AD Profile 50)

By: Clelland, Doug (Guest Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, AD Publications Ltd.: 1983

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010643


Beige softcover magazine. AD Profile 50 is part of Architectural Design Volume 53 11/12 1983. 88 pp. Inch tear head of joint. Featured articles include: Berlin - Its History and Face from the Thirteenth to the Sixteenth Century; Berlin at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century; and Nazi Architecture and its Approach to Antiquity. View more info

A View of Woodstock; Historic Homes of the Nineteenth Century

By: Connell, Allison

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., New Ireland Press: 1998

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 012335


Black and white photos of historic dwellings, outbuildings, and related scenes of Woodstock, N.B. 107 pp. View more info

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Living Museums

By: Gale, Iain and Bryant, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Co.: 1993

Edition: First North American Edition Stated

Seller ID: 010586


Maroon cloth on boards. Rated VG- due to scratch on front cover. Unclipped DJ. A large, overwhelming gathering of 26 actual homes, worldwide and open to the public. Some are as built, while one was assembled from parts of six buildings (Jim Thompson House, Bangkok). You are sure to get ideas from this impressive book - if not for construction, at least for furnishing, your dream home. Very heavy book will need extra postage. 192 pp. NOTE: I have just purchased the guide... View more info

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Indigenous African Architecture

By: Gardi, Rene

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company: 1973

Edition: First - Number Line Ends in 1

Seller ID: 009547


White cloth on boards. Library card pocket and stamp. No writing. Tape stains to cover. "This book will report on traditional building and traditional life." - p. 7, Many photos showing designs and practices of various tribes in many regions of the continent. 249 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Old Railway Stations of the Maritimes

By: Latta, Peter M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St. John's, Newfoundland, St. Agnes Press: 1998

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011300


Softcover illustrated booklet of 32 pp. B/W photos of 42 stations throughout the Maritimes. View more info

Discoveries Among the Ruins of Ninevah and Babylon; with Travels in Armenia, Kurdistan, and the Desert

By: Layard, Austen H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, A.S. Barnes & Co.: 1856

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 012329


Brown cloth on boards. Frontispiece map of Sennacherib's Palace soiled and torn. Map of Syria/Mesopotamia missing. 549 pp. with index. View more info

Building New Brunswick; An Architectural History

By: Leroux, John

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N. B., Goose Lane Editions: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012971


Large format illustrated softcover with flaps. Will need extra postage. A wide variety of illustrations which include homes, farms, churches, schools, businesses and factories. Many in colour. 310 pp. with index. View more info

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Roloff Beny Interprets in Photographs; Pleasure of Ruins

By: Macaulay, Rose

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart, Limited: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011291


Blue cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Text selected and edited by Constance Babington Smith. An exploration of the various kinds of pleasure derived by various kinds of people from viewing ruined buildings. Large, heavy book will need extra postage. 240 pp. View more info

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Bridging the Strait; The Story of the Confederation Bridge Project

By: Macdonald, Copthorne

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn Press: 1997

Edition: First

Seller ID: 010587


Blue cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. Well-told and well-illustrated account of one of the world's most interesting construction projects. 128 pp. View more info

Order in Space and Society; Architectural Form and Its Context in the Scottish Enlightenment

By: Markus, Thomas A. (Ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Mainstream Publishing Company (Edinburgh) Ltd.: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 012389


Brown cloth on boards. No writing or damage to book or DJ. Buildings for the Sad, the Bad, and the Mad in Urban Scotland 1780-1830. 322 pp. View more info

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Egyptian Temples

By: Murray, Margaret A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Sampson, Low, Marston & Co.:

Seller ID: 010495


Green cloth on boards. No writing. Faint foxing freckles on edges only. Many photos of exteriors, and some of interiors. 246 pp. View more info

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Views of the Royal Pavilion

By: Nash, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Pavilion Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 011823


Red laminated paper boards backed in black cloth. Introduction and Commentary by Gervase Jackson-Stops. Foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales. No writing or damage to the book. DJ has minor damage to corners. 128 pp. View more info

London's Pride; Some Buildings of Special Interest

By: Parish, Alec/ Goddard, Ivor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co, Limited: 1951

Seller ID: 012667


Striking b/w photos of notable London buildings. DJ price-clipped. No writing or damage. 94 pp. View more info

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Jerusalem; The Future of the Past

By: Safdie, Moshe

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Montreal, Optimum Publishing International, Inc.: 1989

Seller ID: 011797


Blue paper boards. No writing or damage. The designer of Habitant returns to his native land. 237 pp. with index. View more info

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The Seventy Wonders of the Ancient World; The Great Monuments and How They Were Built

By: Scarre, Chris (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011937


Black cloth on boards. Miracles of human ingenuity foster questions such as "How did they do it ?" I still wonder. 304 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info